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Job 21:32 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yet shall he be borne to the grave, And men shall keep watch over the tomb.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “While he is carried to the grave, [Men] will keep watch over [his] tomb.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Yet he shall be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Yet is he carried to the graves, and watch is kept over the tomb.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yet, he, to the graves, is borne, and, over the tomb, one keepeth watch;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he—to the graves he is brought. And over the heap a watch is kept.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall be brought to the graves, and shall watch in the heap of the dead.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yet shall hee be brought to the graue, & shall remaine in the tombe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he has been led away to the tombs, and he has watched over the heaps.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yet shall he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
be brought 2986
{2986} Prime
יבל
yabal
{yaw-bal'}
A primitive root; properly to flow; causatively to bring (especially with pomp).
z8714
<8714> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 178
to the grave, 6913
{6913} Prime
קֶבֶר
qeber
{keh'-ber}
From H6912; a sepulchre.
and shall remain 8245
{8245} Prime
שָׁקַד
shaqad
{shaw-kad'}
A primitive root; to be alert, that is, sleepless; hence to be on the lookout (whether for good or ill).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the tomb. 1430
{1430} Prime
גָּדִישׁ
gadiysh
{gaw-deesh'}
From an unused root (meaning to heap up); a stack of sheaves; by analogy a tomb.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 21:32

_ _ Yet — rather, “and.”

_ _ brought — with solemn pomp (Psalms 45:15).

_ _ grave — literally, “graves”; that is, the place where the graves are.

_ _ remain in — rather, watch on the tomb, or sepulchral mound. Even after death he seems still to live and watch (that is, have his “remembrance” preserved) by means of the monument over the grave. In opposition to Bildad (Job 18:17).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 21:27-34.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 21:32

And — The pomp of his death shall be suitable to the glory of his life. Brought — With pomp and state, as the word signifies. Grave — Heb. to the graves; to an honourable and eminent grave: the plural number being used emphatically to denote eminency. He shall not die a violent but a natural death.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he be:

Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.
Ezekiel 32:21-32 The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell with them that help him: they are gone down, they lie uncircumcised, slain by the sword. ... For I have caused my terror in the land of the living: and he shall be laid in the midst of the uncircumcised with [them that are] slain with the sword, [even] Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord GOD.
Luke 16:22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

grave:
Heb. graves

remain in the tomb:
Heb. watch in the heap
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